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Illinois leads multi-state effort to examine use of Social Security DMF records CHICAGO, ...
  CHICAGO, IL – State. Rep. Juliana Stratton, D-Chicago, issued the following statement regarding Gov. Bruce ...
First-In-Nation Conference Addresses Underrepresented Innovators     CLEVELAND, OH - The nation's first Minority Biomedical Entrepreneurship Conference (MBEC) ...
Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- Bob Marley wrote and sung a song, ...
First batch of state-level preliminary results released for baseline year  SPRINGFIELD, IL — The Illinois ...
  GYAC members lead a workshop on the Theater-of-the-Oppressed during April 6 LGBTQ Youth Leadership Summit   CHICAGO, ...
CHICAGO, IL – Isidro Secundino has struggled for years to find a donor that ...
Dozens will travel from Chicago to Crete, IL today to face Immigration and Custom Enforcement ...
Just-released security tape shows cops lied after they shot Jovan Webb, who survived April 5th ...
                                                                                            Madigan Joins 15 Other Attorneys General & Asks Appellate Court to Permanently End Unconstitutional Travel ...

Fatherless Daughters Network Helping Black Women and Others Worldwide to Find Hope, Help and Healing

Angela Patterson, founder of the Fatherless Daughters Network, and her new book Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- The Fatherless Daughters Network is celebrating dads everywhere, especially since Father's Day is during the month of June. On this occasion every ...
Fatherless Daughters Network Helping Black Women and Others Worldwide to Find Hope, Help and Healing

NAACP Committed to Countering Disenfranchisement of Voters in Wake of Husted Decision

BALTIMORE — The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s premier civil rights organization released the following statement on today’s Supreme Court Decision to uphold the Ohio Supplemental Voter “List Maintenance” Process: “The NAACP is disappointed in today’s decision by ...
NAACP Committed to Countering Disenfranchisement of Voters in Wake of Husted Decision

CTU Responds to New CPS Background Check Policy

CTU on new CPS background check policy Members with due process rights are better empowered to protect students, says CTU Vice President. CHICAGO, IL — The following statement can be attributed to Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey. "We support common sense ...
CTU Responds to New CPS Background Check Policy

Chicago to See Roles of Women and Girls in Detroit’s ’67 Rebellion

Members of the cast of AFTER/LIFE in their 2017 Detroit debut Chicago, IL (BlackNews.com) -- A play chronicling the untold story of women and girls in the 1967 Detroit rebellion is making its way to Chicago ...
Chicago to See Roles of Women and Girls in Detroit’s ’67 Rebellion

Black Filmmaker Expose: U.S. Government Destroyed Black Wall Street and Executed Black Leaders

Indie filmmaker, Brandi Webb, brings charges to indict the U.S government in her experimental documentary entitled "Betrayal of a Nation" New York, NY (BlackNews.com) - In an experimental documentary, indie filmmaker Brandi Webb has indicted the U.S. government on charges ...
Black Filmmaker Expose: U.S. Government Destroyed Black Wall Street and Executed Black Leaders

NAACP Committed to Countering Disenfranchisement of Voters in Wake of Husted Decision

BALTIMORE — The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s premier civil rights organization released the following statement on today’s Supreme Court Decision to uphold the Ohio Supplemental Voter “List Maintenance” Process: “The NAACP is disappointed in today’s decision by ...
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Attorney General Madigan Announces Multistate Lawsuit Challenging Federal Administration’s Family Separation Policy

  President’s Executive Order Does Not Fix Unlawful & Cruel Policy     CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, along with 10 other attorneys general, today announced she will file a lawsuit challenging the federal administration’s policy of forced family separation on ...
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Chicago to See Roles of Women and Girls in Detroit’s ’67 Rebellion

Members of the cast of AFTER/LIFE in their 2017 Detroit debut Chicago, IL (BlackNews.com) -- A play chronicling the untold story of women and girls in the 1967 Detroit rebellion is making its way to Chicago ...
16 June 2018 I Read the full story

CTU Responds to New CPS Background Check Policy

CTU on new CPS background check policy Members with due process rights are better empowered to protect students, says CTU Vice President. CHICAGO, IL — The following statement can be attributed to Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey. "We support common sense ...
16 June 2018 I Read the full story
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Basham, Madigan to Bolster Human Resource Staffing as Part of Ongoing Effort to Change the Capitol Culture

June - 16 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

SPRINGFIELD, IL – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and new chief of staff Jessica Basham announced they will begin conducting a thorough search to hire a human resources director and an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action officer to promote a fair, equitable, and unbiased work environment for the 200 employees of the Speaker’s office and advise supervisors […]

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Black Filmmaker Expose: U.S. Government Destroyed Black Wall Street and Executed Black Leaders

June - 5 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Indie filmmaker, Brandi Webb, brings charges to indict the U.S government in her experimental documentary entitled “Betrayal of a Nation” New York, NY (BlackNews.com) – In an experimental documentary, indie filmmaker Brandi Webb has indicted the U.S. government on charges that hold it accountable for crimes committed against citizens of color. These crimes date back […]

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Years of Emanuel’s Promises – But Chronic Failure to Deliver on Early Childhood Programs

June - 5 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

From: Chicago Teachers Union Number of children accessing pre-K has fallen by 18% since Emanuel took office – more than twice the rate of decline of student enrollment in CPS. CHICAGO, IL — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised today to guarantee early childhood education for Chicago children – a day after damning news that the […]

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Thurgood Marshall Almost Didn’t Become the First Black Supreme Court Justice… and 10 Other Things Most People Don’t Know About Him!

June - 5 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

From: blackhistory.org   Thurgood Marshall, born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 2, 1908 was the first African American who became a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, but this almost didn’t happen because his original plan was to study dentistry at Lincoln University. But he did end up going to law school, and also went on to […]

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Lawmakers Invite Women to Speak on Behalf of Equal Rights Amendment

June - 5 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

CHICAGO, IL – To share their sentiments on the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), a panel of women will speak at the Illinois House Human Services committee hearing on Monday, May 7 in Chicago. “I am extremely passionate about the Equal Rights Amendment because I have faced discrimination time and time again throughout […]

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Envisioning Justice Citywide Conversation on Incarceration: North Lawndale Open House

June - 5 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

  Community art showcase on criminal justice reform, interactive police relations discussion to be held on Saturday, June 9th from 11am – 3pm at BBF Family Services     CHICAGO, IL –  On Saturday, June 9, the North Lawndale Envisioning Justice community will come together to celebrate and publicly present the arts and humanities work they have been doing […]

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NAACP Calls on Missouri Governor to Take Stand Against Death Penalty on Last Day in Office

June - 4 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

Inconsistencies Mark Case of Death Row Prisoner Marcellus Williams   BALTIMORE —The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s premier civil rights organization issued a letter to Missouri Governor Eric Greitens requesting the commutation of the death sentence for Marcellus Williams.In a letter issued today to the governor whose resignation will […]

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CTU to Mayor Emanuel: Put New Funds Into Classrooms, Educational Needs, Not Politically Connected Contractors and Policy Scams

June - 4 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

While CPS has won over $1 billion in new funds since 2015, mayor continues to bilk taxpayers and deny vital resources to classrooms, students. CHICAGO, IL—The Illinois legislature passed a new state budget – with CPS scheduled to receive a significant portion of the additional education funding in the bill. “We’re demanding that Chicago Mayor […]

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Attorney General Madigan Applauds Passage of Legislation to Strengthen Employment Protections for Service Members

June - 4 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan  applauded Illinois lawmakers for passing legislation to clarify and strengthen laws to ensure that Illinois service members’ employment and rights are protected while they are fulfilling military requirements. Madigan initiated Senate Bill 3547, the Illinois Service Member Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (ISERRA), to strengthen and simplify […]

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Valerie Jarrett: Say You’ll Vote in 2018

June - 4 - 2018 Reporter: Admin Respond

From: Valerie Jarrett Former Senior Advisor to President Obama   President Obama often says that “if you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.” It’s not always easy. It’s far from guaranteed that you will be able to make as much progress as you want. There are […]

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